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Issue No.05 - September/October (2008 vol.12)
pp: 62-69
M. Brian Blake , Georgetown University
Michael F. Nowlan , Georgetown University
ABSTRACT
Service-oriented computing is about building new cross-organizational applications by combining, composing, consuming, or interconnecting existing services. So, why do most composite Web service-based systems currently rely on pre-established relationships that aren't created by automated, dynamic discovery and integration? One perceived reason is the inconsistency in service-based interface descriptions and message names. Here, the authors investigate whether human nature — specifically, software developers' tendencies to name service descriptions in significantly consistent ways — can provide syntactical methods for service discovery.
INDEX TERMS
Web services, service-oriented computing, service discovery, syntactical analysis
CITATION
M. Brian Blake, Michael F. Nowlan, "Taming Web Services from the Wild", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.12, no. 5, pp. 62-69, September/October 2008, doi:10.1109/MIC.2008.112
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